Pegatron Corp. , the contract manufacturer spun off from Asustek Computer Inc., said it aims to be the world’s third-biggest maker of notebook computers within two years by targeting the world’s largest PC brands.
Acer Inc. ’s chairman said he’s close to deciding whether to buy a software developer that would boost the appeal of its products as Taiwan’s biggest computer maker seeks to revive investor confidence and earnings growth.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. fell to the lowest in more than nine months after two brokerages downgraded the Apple Inc. supplier on concern that its plan to double wages at its southern China factories will hurt earnings.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. , the largest contract manufacturer of electronics, and unit Foxconn International Holdings Ltd. fell in Asian trading as earnings missed estimates after wage increases at their China factories.
Acer Inc., the world’s second- largest computer supplier, posted its strongest profit growth in nine quarters after it overtook Hewlett-Packard Co. to take top spot in the laptop market ahead of its own forecast.